Stephen Sutton, Interim Head
Stephens, C.A., PhD – Iowa State
Stripling, C., PhD – Florida
Poore, J., MS – Tennessee
Lessly, R.R., EdD – Oklahoma State
Todd, J.D., EdD – Illinois
Waters, R.G., PhD – Penn State
The Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications major is designed for students who want a broad, general background in agriculture and wish to develop their leadership and communication skills to pursue careers in business and industry, agricultural education, agricultural extension education and agricultural communications. The agricultural science concentration is designed for students who want a broad, general background in agriculture and natural resources. The agricultural leadership concentration is designed for students who want to develop their leadership skills and pursue careers in government, youth organizations, business/industry, international environments and leadership positions within the community. The agricultural education concentration leads to teacher licensure in agricultural sciences in the State of Tennessee. The agricultural extension concentration is designed for those interested in agricultural extension careers. The agricultural communications concentration is designed for those students wanting a background in agriculture while pursuing communication careers in areas such as journalism, electronic media, marketing/management, and broadcasting.